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Fargo to give away Grand Prix tickets

Fargo Systems - provider of logistics software to the container haulage industry - will be giving away tickets to the 2017 British Grand Prix at this year’s Multimodal exhibition.  Visit the FSL stand (4002) for a chance to win.  Entrants must complete a short survey to be entered into the prize draw to win two tickets to the British Grand Prix on 6 July 2017 at Silverstone.  The winner will ... [+]

New reefer express to call in Tilbury

Tilbury’s London Container Terminal (LCT) is to handle Seatrade’s new Meridian fast reefer service from the Pacific, New Zealand, Peru and US East Coast which is due to make its first UK call in late March. The service is operated with eight 2,500teu vessels. This new scheduled service will trim 9 ... [+]

Change at the top for NYK Group

Executive vice president and chief operating officer of NYK Group Europe, Svein Steimler has been appointed president and chief executive officer, succeeding Takuji Nakai. He is the first non-Japanese to hold such positions in NYK’s 131 year history. Hideki Suzuki, currently managing director of NYK Group Europe, will succeed Steimler ... [+]

Oldham forwarder gives Rugby League a transatlantic twist

Oldham-based forwarder Allseas Global Logistics is sponsoring the first transatlantic sports team in history. Canadian professional rugby Toronto Wolfpack is beginning its first professional season competing in Englisg Rigby League One and Allseas will supporting the team’s logistics needs throughout the season as they criss-cross the Atlantic between their home ... [+]

New chief exec for Greencarrier

Nordic forwarder Greencarrier Freight Services has appointed Johan Jemdahl as chief executive. He was most recently managing director for Ericsson in Nigeria and has been on Greencarrier’s board of directors for the last four years. [+]

Ferrymasters signs steel contract

P&O Ferrymasters has signed an expanded contract from British Steel. The Scunthorpe-based long products business was re-launched as British Steel in June last year following an acquisition and, after a five-month logistics tender process, P&O Ferrymasters won a new three-year deal that maintained its pre-existing volumes under the previous owner ... [+]

Ekol opens Slovenian arm

Turkish-owned Ekol Logistics has opened a company in Slovenia, its 15th country where it has established its own facilities. Ekol Slovenia will provide international and domestic full truckload and groupage transport, with a first warehouse planned for the Ljubljana area. Warehousing services will be provided for bonded and non-bonded goods. [+]

Scots port sees double

Peel Ports says its Greenock Ocean Terminal near Glasgow expects to double its business in the next five years thanks to the opening of Liverpool2. Greenock, which exports goods including Scotch whisky and Scottish food stuffs – is projected to handle 200,000teu a year by 2021, compared with 100,000teu currently. Port director, ... [+]

DFDS strengthens Ghent links

Shipping operator DFDS has signed a strategic partnership with Belgium’s port of Ghent and is increasing the number of ro ro freight sailings to Gothenburg to six a week. The Ark Germania will be added as a fourth ship to the route. It is also setting up a fixed three ... [+]

Dachser invests in overland network

  Dachser is adding capacity for its overland network at several German locations. Terminals at Bremen and Hamburg locations are being expanded and building is also under way in Alsdorf near Aachen and Dissen near Bielefeld. In total, Dachser is investing €60 million at the four locations, creating nearly 35,000 square ... [+]

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